Title: American Scene Painting: California 1930s and 1940s

Author(s): Ruth Westphal, Janet Blake Dominik

"This book concentrates on California's contribution to that era ['American Scene' or 'Regionalism'] of American art. Both in Northern and Southern California the work that gained the majority of critical acclaim and drew national attention was overwhelmingly in the medium of watercolor, which is therefore the emphasis here." "...Twenty-five of the leading painters of the period are profiles in richly illustrated individual sections, and four essays by the nation's leading authorities on this genre explore the phenomenon and place it in a national context." (Excerpt from the book's inside dust cover.)


11-1/4" h x 10-1/4" w

ISBN: 9-610520-3-1

Number of Pages: 240

Number of Photos: n/a

Number of Color Photos: 150

Concentrates on California's contribution to the American Scene and Regionalist era of American art between the Great Depression and WWII. Includes 25 artist profiles, bibliographical references and index.

Book available from the publisher, Westphal Publishing, by calling 949-660-0727

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